HON’BLE SRI Ch. VENKATAPATHI RAJU (ACTING)
Born on 8th February, 1940 at Manchili, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh.
Studied from I Class to V Class at Manchili Elementary School during 1945 to 1950, admitted directly to VIII Class Board High School, Attili, West Godavari District during 1950 to 1951 and IX Class to S.S.L.C. Corporation High School, Nungambakam, Chennai during 1951 to 1954.
Completed Intermediate in Government Arts College at Rajahmundry, A.P. during 1954 to 1956 and Graduation in B.Sc (Hons)Geology during 1956 to 1960, M.Sc. Geology from Andhra Pradesh, Waltair also worked as Demonstrator in Geology Department at Andhra University from 1961 to 1964.
Selected for Indian Police Service and State Civil Service in 1964 and joined in
State Civil Service as Probationary Deputy Collector on 30th September, 1964 and was under training in Krishna District till March, 1966.
Worked as R.D.O., Nuzvid, Krishna District and Eluru, West Godavari District from 1966 to 1970.
Worked as Assistant Secretary Board of Revenue from 1970 to 1975 and worked for short period as Deputy Secretary to Government in Rehabilitation Department and selected to Indian Administrative Service and posted as Deputy Secretary to Government to Government in Education Department.
Worked as Joint Collector at Medak District from June, 1979 to August, 1981.
Worked as Deputy Secretary Revenue to Government from August, 1981 to July, 1982 and also worked as District Development Officer at Nalgonda District for a short period.
Worked as Deputy Secretary/Joint Secretary in G.A.D (Services) Department for 3 Years till 1985, also worked as additional Commissioner Industries till June, 1986.
Worked as District Collector at Chittoor District from June, 1986 to March, 1987.
Worked as Executive Officer for Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam for 3 Years from April 1990.
Worked as Managing Director in Civil Supplies Corporation at Andhra Pradesh and Additional Commissioner Civil Supplies from 1990 to 1993.
Worked as Commissioner and Registrar of Co-operative) Societies from 1993 to 1995.
Worked as commissioner of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments from 1995 to 1996.
Worked as Administrative Member in Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunal, Vice Chairman and also Acting Chairman from 1996 to February, 2005.